|Growing Up - Paul Williams|
Keywords: sermon; christian living; Ephesians
|Peace Fellowship Church Identity - Dakota Pippins|
Ephesians 4 Dakota Pippins
Keywords: Ephesians 4; church transition; peace fellowship church; washington; dc
|The Weapons God Gives for the Battle We Are Engaged In (#1) - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 6:10-12 including reference to II Kings 6:8-17. Are the forces of evil mentioned by the Apostle Paul just culture and society cause things or are we actually dealing with evil spirits? Is evil just the absence of good or is it an actual entity? What is the power of Jesus' name?
Keywords: Spiritual Warfare; Ephesians 6:10-12; Armor of God
|Holiness Defined (#5): Sexually Chaste, Pure and Content - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 5:3. Not only must there not be hint of sexual immorality (which is often very emphasized) but there also must not be a hint of impurity or greed.
Keywords: Holiness Defined (#5); Sexually Chaste; Pure; Content; Ephesians 5:3
|Believe it or not...You're Rich!!!! - Carl Willis|
No matter what your checkbook may tell you, when you belong to Jesus, you are blessed beyond measure. This message is based on Ephesians 1:1-14.
Keywords: godcast, Jesus, Bible, church, God, Ephesians, Christian, prayer
|Marriage (#2) The Submission of Wives to their Husbands: Stop Fighting, Show Respect - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 5:21-24. This sermon explores what "submit to your husbands as to the Lord" means.
Keywords: Marriage; Submission; Wives Husbands; Stop Fighting; Show Respect; Ephesians 5:24; Headship
|Marriage (#3) The Husband's Submission to Meeting His Wife's Need for Love- Intentional, Purposeful, Sacrificial Love - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 5:25-27. Husbands are to love their wives as Christ loved the Church and gave His life for her. This instruction by the Apostle Paul was in stark contrast to the common practice of Greco-Roman culture.
Keywords: Marriage (#3) Submission of Husbands to their Wives; Intentional; Purposeful; Sacrificial Love; Ephesians 5:25-27
|Love and Respect - Asking Each to Shore Up Their Weakness - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 5:33. Husbands must meet their wives greatest need. They must love them. Wives must meet their husbands greatest need. They must respect them. Usually however, when we feel like our need is not being met we deprive the other spouse of his/her need. This causes them to deprive us of our need. If we follow the biblical imperative we would stop this "crazy cycle" and have healthier marriages.
Keywords: Love and Respect; Asking Each to Shore Up Their Weakness; Ephesians 5:33; crazy cycle
|Holiness Defined (#4): God-Imitating, Dearly Loved and Sacrificially Loving - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 5:1-2. The Christian's high and lofty calling to "imitate God" and what exactly that involves and "walk in love, just as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us."
Keywords: Holiness Defined; #4; God-Imitating; Dearly Loved and Sacrificially Loving; Ephesians 5:1-2
|Holiness (#8) Being Light, Bearing Fruit and Pleasing God - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 5:8-10. If we are truly Christians we are called to actually be who we are. We are to live as children of light which includes living in all goodness, righteousness and truth.
Keywords: Holiness; Being Light; Bearing Fruit and Pleasing God; 8; Ephesians 5:8-10
|Holiness Defined (#3): Bitterness Rejecting, Rage Resisting, Kind, Compassionate and Forgiving - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 4:31-32. We must rid ourselves of bitterness, rage, anger, brawling and slander and replace those with kindness, compassion and forgiveness.
Keywords: Holiness Defined; Bitterness Rejecting; Rage Resisting; Kind; Compassionate; Fortgiving; Forgiveness; Ephesians 4:31-32
|02 10 2013 - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 5:15-20.
Keywords: Holiness; Wise; Joyful; God-Adoring and Filled with the Spirit; Ephesians 5:15-20
|Israel Redefined: The Church and Israel As God's One People in Christ (Part One) - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 2:11-22. God removed a wall of hostility between Jew & Gentile and makes unity and oneness possible. Because of this Gentiles now possess in Christ things they did not before.
Keywords: Israel; the Church; God's One People in Christ; Ephesians 2:11-22; Reconciliation
|The Indispensable Need for Divine Power in Doing Evangelism - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on why we need the power of the Holy Spirit to do evangelism.
Keywords: The Indispensable Need for Divine Power in Doing Evangelism; Ephesians 2:1-10; Acts 1:8; Holy Spirit
|Mutual Submission as It Applies to Masters (Employers) and Slaves (Employees) - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 6:5-9. This sermon talks about slavery, what the life of a slave in the 1st Century was like, how Roman slavery differed from American slavery and why the Bible does not condemn slavery. Then this passage is applied to the modern employer / employee relationship.
Keywords: Mutual Submission as It Applies to Master (Employers) and Slaves (Employees); slavery; Roman; American; Ephesians 6:5-9; Bible
|The Weapons of our Warfare (#3) The Gospel as Defensive Armor - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 6:15. We generally see the Gospel as an offensive 'weapon' rather than a 'defensive piece of armor'. Philemon 1:7 is important to understanding the Gospel as a 'defensive weapon'. The key word here is Reconciliation - between God and us and between us and others.
Keywords: Ephesians 6:15; the weapons of our warfare #3; the gospel as defensive armor; Philemon 7; reconciliation
|Holiness Defined (#2): Uplifting Speech, Sin-Resisting Resolve - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 4:29-30. This sermon looks at two additional traits of holiness contained in this passage.
Keywords: Holiness Defined; Uplifting Speech; sin-Resisting Resolve; Unwholesome Talk; do not quench the Spirit; Ephesians 4:29-30
|Experiencing the Power of the Resurrection - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
Easter is a worldwide celebration but is our joy authentic or just from the trappings of the holiday. In Ephesians 1:18-20 Paul prays that believers might come to know the hope to which God has called us, the riches of His inheritance and the power of His resurrection.
Keywords: Experiencing the Power of the Resurrection; Ephesians 1:18-20; Isaiah 53:1-12; Acts 2:22-41
|What It Means to Be Saved by Grace - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
Looking carefully at this verse line by line. "For if is by grace you have been saved, through faith and this not of yourselves, it is the free gift of God, not of works, so that no one can boast."
Keywords: What It Means to Be Saved by Grace; Ephesians 2:8-9; Isaiah 55:1-13; Titus 3:3-8
|Prayer and Proclamation - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
This is a sermon on Ephesians 6:19-20. Paul is writing a personal letter to individual people that he knew. He was asking them to pray for him as he was in chains and sharing the gospel. We too need to pray for one another as and share the gospel.
Keywords: Prayer and Proclamation; Ephesians 6:19-20; sharing the gospel; Acts 4:23-31; Colossians 4:2-4
|Holiness (#6): Respectful, Clean-Mouthed and Thankful - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 5:4. Among you there must not be even a hint of...obscenity, foolish talk or coarse joking, but instead give thanks.
Keywords: Holiness Defined (#6); Respectful; Clean-Mouthed and Thankful; Ephesians 5:4; obscenity; foolish talk; coarse joking; thankfulness
|The Living and Reigning Christ - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
God seated Christ at His right hand far above every rule and authority and placed ALL things under His feet and appointed Him head over everything for the church.
Keywords: The Living and reigning Christ; Ephesians 1:18-23; Colossians 1:15-20; Philippians 2:1-11
|Praising the God Who Is Able - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 3:20-21. Paul's prayer of praise tells us something about prayer.
Keywords: Praising the God Who Is Able; Ephesians 3:20-21; Colossians 1:3-14; Psalm 148:1-14
|The Believer as God's Workmanship - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
We're not saved because we did good works, we're saved to do good works - which God prepared in advance for us to do. Our whole life is a process of God molding us and shaping us to be what He wants us to be.
Keywords: The Believer as God's Workmanship; Ephesians 2:8; 2:9; 2:10; Isaiah 43:1-10; Psalm 139:1-18
|Christian Maturity Defined & Described - Dr. Jeff Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 4:14-16. There is a relationship between maturity and unity.
Keywords: Christian Maturity Defined & Described; Ephesians 4:14-16; speak the truth in love; build others up; unity
|Mutual Submission as it Applies to Parents and Children - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 6:1-4. Children must honor and obey their parents. Parents (particularly mentioned are fathers) must not abuse or exasperate their children or drive them to despair.
Keywords: Mutual Submission as it Applies to Parents and Children; Honor; Obey; Do not exasperate; Ephesians 6:1-4; Exodus 20:12
|Becoming One: The Mystery of Marriage and the Church - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 5:28-31. Examining the profound mystery and how it is key to understanding and maintaining marital health.
Keywords: Becoming One; the Mystery of Marriage and the Church; Ephesians 5:28-31; profound mystery; Christ; no one ever hated his own body; two shall become one flesh
|BITTERNESS IS SIN - Mike Cowell|
Examples and a solution for bitterness and resentment are given in this heart searching sermon. The destructiveness and sinful nature of it are shown as it applied to Absalom, Jonah, Jacob, and others. Ref: Ephesians 4:30-32
Keywords: Lighthouse Baptist Church; Chapel Hill; NC; Mike Cowell; Sermon; Independent Fundamental Baptist; Christian; Jesus; Bible; Bitterness; Resentment; Absalom; Jonah; Jacob; Ephesians 4:31
|The Patience and Well of God - Mark Hall|
"Take a stand for what's right. The only thing that will have value in eternity is what we do for the lord today." Ref: Hebrews 10:25-37, Romans 12:2, 1 Thessalonians 5:18, Ephesians 6:6
Keywords: Lighthouse Baptist Church; Chapel Hill NC; Mark Hall; Sermon; Independent Fundamental Baptist; Christian; Jesus; God; Bible; Hebrews 10; Romans 12:2; 1 Thesssalonians 5:18; Ephesians 6:6
|The Weapons of Our Warfare (#2) The Belt of Truth and the Breastplate of Righteousness - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 6:13-14. Armor is necessary because evil is not passive. The purpose of the army is to help believers to stand firm. Christ has already won! The first two pieces covered are the belt of truth and the breastplate of righteousness.
Keywords: Ephesians 6:13-14; The Weapons of Our Warfare (#2) The Belt of Truth and the Breastplate of Righteousness; evil is not passive
|Prayer - The Second Most Powerful Weapon in the Arsenal of God - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 6:18. This sermon talks about how prayer is connected with the "full armor of God". Also, it explores what is meant by the phrase "in the Spirit". Finally it concludes by examining the four "all's" of Spirit prompted prayer.
Keywords: Prayer; the Second Most Powerful Weapon in the Arsenal of God; Ephesians 6:18; John 14:1-14; 2 Corinthians 1:8-11
|Marriage #1 - Submission: To Christ and to Each Other Out of Reverence for Christ - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 5:21. "Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ." This applies to believers in the church, husbands and wives, parents and children and employers and employees (masters and slaves).
Keywords: Ephesians 5:21; Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ; marriage; believers; church; husbands; wives; parents; children; employees; employers; masters; slaves
|Learning to Live a Life Worthy of Our Calling (#1): Called to be in Christ - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 4:1-2. We are called to be in Christ. We are called to be completely humble, completely gentle, patient and to bear with one another in love.
Keywords: Learning to Live a Life Worthy of Our Calling; Called to be in Christ; Ephesians 4:1-3; Patient; Humble; Gentle; Forbearing
|Holiness (#9) - Undisguised, Sin-Confessing and Sin-Exposing - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 5:11-14.
Keywords: Holiness #9; Undisguised; Sin-Confessing; Sin-Exposing; Ephesians 5:11-14; Ephesus; Wheaton Revival; Have Nothing to Do with the Fruitless Deeds of Darkness
|Equipped for Service: Grace Gifts and the Beauty of Unity Amidst Diversity - Dr. Jeff Evans|
It is common to gather with people like ourselves but when we seek unity in spite of diversity. It is a growth producing effort to love and accept people much different than we are. This sermon is on Ephesians 4:7-13.
Keywords: Equipped for Service; Grace Gifts and the Beauty of Unity Amidst Diversity; Ephesians 4:7-13; Romans 12:3-8; 1 Corinthians 12:27-31
|Chosen and Predestined...to the Praise of His Glory - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
Though we can never fully and completely understand predestination and election they are clearly seen in scripture as good things. They are God's plan, His work and His gift.
Keywords: Chosen and Predestined to the Praise of His Glory; Ephesians 1:11-13a; Deuteronomy 7:7-9; John 15:9-17; election; predestination
|The Heart of Paul - Praying for the Church - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 3:14-19. Paul is praying for the church universal that it may attain to the measure of all the fullness of God. We have difficulty understanding this because we think as individuals and miss the concept of the whole body.
Keywords: The Heart of Paul; Praying for the Church; Ephesians 3:14-19; Philippians 1:3-11; 1 Chronicles 29:10-14
|The Ministry of Encouragement - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
The final sermon on the book of Ephesians covering Ephesians 6:21-24. Paul wrote the letter of Ephesians and send Tychicus on a very long journey to deliver it so that he may encourage the people of that church. Today more than ever we need encouragement. This sermon also looks at the four words for encouragement in the Bible - Hazaq, Protrepo, Paramuthenomai & Parakaleo.
Keywords: The Ministry of Encouragement; Ephesians 6:21-24; Colossians 2:1-5; Acts 4:36-37; Acts 11:19-26; Tychicus
|Seated with Christ in the Heavenly Realms - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
Defining what grace is. Then looking at Ephesians 2:6-7. The reason for our election and the blessing of experiencing His grace rests in God not in us. The biblical truth of our being joined in spiritual union to Jesus, and therefore joined to all Jesus did and experienced. How our being "raised with Christ" (in His ascension) and "seated with Him in the heavenly realms" (in His exaltation) is meant to affect the way we think and plan to live.
Keywords: Seated with Christ in the Heavenly Realms; Ephesians 2:6-7; Luke 9:1-6; II Corinthians 5:16-21; I Corinthians 1:26-31; grace
|A Christian View of Work and Labor - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
Is work a result of the curse or did God plan that working would be part of paradise? This Labor Day sermon addresses this issue.
Keywords: A Christian View of Work and Labor; Genesis 1:28-31; Genesis 2:8-10; 15-17; Proverbs 6:6-8; Ecclesistes 5:18-20; Ephesians 4:28
|The Weapons of Our Warfare (#4) Faith As the Shield Against Satan's Attacks - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A sermon on Ephesians 6:16. The Christian life is not a life of peace on this earth. We are in a battle against Satan and his attacks. What did the shield Paul was thinking about look like? How does this apply to the Christian life?
Keywords: The Weapons of Our Warfare (#4) Faith As the Shield Against Satan's Attacks; Ephesians 6:16; Roman Shield; full armor of God; spiritual warfare
|Our Pre-Conversion Condition: Struggling with Sin or Dead in Sin? - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
What does it mean to be saved by grace? Are we dead in our sin or just struggling with sin in our lives? Are we sinners because we sin or do we sin because we are sinners?
Keywords: Our Pre-Conversion Condition: Struggling with Sin or Dead in Sin; Ephesians 2:1-3; Colossians 2:9-14; Romans 6:19-23
|Revival Part 4_The Importance of the Word of God, Continued - Dr. Russell Bell|
Lighthouse Baptist Church Revival, Romans 10:17, Ephesians 2:8-9, Hewbrews 11:7-8
Keywords: Lighthouse Baptist Church; Chapel Hill NC; Dr. Russell Bell; Revival; Sermon; Independent Fundamental Baptist; Christian; Jesus; Bible; Romans 10:17; Ephesians 2:8-9; Hewbrews 11:7-8
|The Goal of Our Redemption - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
The Goal of our redemption is that we know God better each day.
Keywords: The Goal of Our Redemption; Know God; Ephesians 1:15-19a; 2 Peter 1:3-11; 2 Peter 3:17-18
|The Guarantee of Our Salvation - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
This sermon on Ephesians 1:13-14 details our inclusion in Christ, our sealing with the Promised Holy Spirit and the Spirit as the deposit that guarantees our inheritance.
Keywords: The Guarantee of Our Salvation; Ephesians 1:13-14; Acts 1:1-8; Acts 2:29-41; inclusion; Holy Spirit; Seal; inheritance
|Redemption and the Forgiveness of All Our Sins - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
A word by word look at Ephesians 1:7. If we are in Christ than we have been redeemed and all of our sins have been forgiven.
Keywords: Redemption and the Forgiveness of All of our Sins; Ephesians 1:7-8; Psalm 32:1-5; Colossians 2:13-15
|Made Alive by the Spirit of God - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
Expository preaching from Ephesians 2:4-5. God saves sinners by His grace. We do not save ourselves.
Keywords: Made Alive by the Spirit of God; Ephesians 2:4-5; John 11:32-48; Ezekiel 37:1-14; Analogy of Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead
|Israel Redefined (Part Two): The Believing Gentiles & Believing Israel as the Church, or God's One New People in Christ - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
This is a sermon on Ephesians 3:1-13. The result of the truth of God grafting believing Gentiles into believing Israel is that we may approach God with boldness and confidence.
Keywords: Israel Redefined; Believing Gentiles and Believing Israel as the Church; or God's One New People in Christ; Ephesians 3:1-13; Galatians 3:21-29; 1 Peter 2:4-10
|The Weapons of Our Warfare - the Sword of the Spirit - Dr. Jeffrey F. Evans|
This is a sermon on Ephesians 6:17b. The Sword of the Spirit is the Word of God. God sends a specific word (truth) at a specific time to cut us so that we may be healed. This sermon contains examples of such instances in individuals' lives. We must practice and condition ourselves in the use of our 'sword'.
Keywords: The Weapons of Our Warfare; The Sword of the Spirit; The Word of God; Bible; Augustine; Luther; Spurgeon; Ephesians 6:10-17; Hebrews 4:12-13; Isaiah 55:8-13
|HOPE... - Mark Hall|
Sermon of Hope and no hope. Ref: Ephesians 2:11-13, Colossians 1:27,1:23, Romans 15:4,1Peter 1:3, Titus 2:13 (KJV)
Keywords: Lighthouse Baptist Church_Chapel Hill_NC; Mark Hall; Sermon; Independent; Fundamental; Baptist; Christian; Jesus; Hope; Colossians 1:27; Colossians 1:23; Romans 15:4; 1Peter 1:3; Titus 2:13; Ephesians 2:11-13